Jeff is an experienced employment and workers’ compensation litigator serving the healthcare, hospitality and retail, manufacturing, professional services, and transportation industries among others.
Jeff represents employers and insurers throughout all stages of litigation. He advises employers on matters involving wage and hour, employee discipline and termination, employment discrimination and harassment, workplace safety and OSHA violations, personnel policies and procedures, and employee handbooks. With over 20 years of experience, Jeff’s philosophy is to provide the highest quality client services while seeking to deliver the most satisfactory results in the most efficient manner available.
Jeff graduated with honors from the University of North Carolina School of Law in 1995, and joined the firm that same year. He is a shareholder, a former member of the firm management committee, and co-leader of his litigation team. Jeff has an AV Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell and is recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© in Workers’ Compensation Law–Employers (2019, 2020).
In his spare time, Jeff is a passionate golfer, avid reader of historical novels and an enthusiastic Tar Heel sports fan. He and his wife, Kathleen, and their two sons live in Raleigh.